Attendees for the 40th annual Confratute conference were welcomed by Joe Renzulli and Sally Reis. Welcome remarks also featured Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell and Dean Gladis Kersaint of the Neag School of Education.
After a thorough national search, the University of Florida’s department of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs (MCDA) is pleased to announce that Jack Nguyen has been selected as Director of Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs. He will start Monday, July 17.
Region 15 Superintendent of Schools Regina Lemerich Botsford announced that Christopher Walsh has been appointed to the position of Math/Science Academic Chairperson at Pomperaug High School.
Dan Agins was nominated as Stonington’s 2018 Teacher of the Year for “being the teacher that every student wishes they had,” and the district obliged. The 38-year-old, who just finished his 13th year at Pawcatuck Middle, was honored earlier this month.
Dr. Shamim Patwa has been selected as the next Director of Special Education and Student Support Services for the Mansfield Schools.
The New Milford Board of Education hired Jennifer Delaney on Tuesday to be the assistant principal at Schaghticoke Middle School.
School Superintendent David B. Erwin will retire in January, closing a 42-year education career that includes 23 years as school superintendent in five Connecticut districts, the last eight in Berlin.
Norwalk Public Schools (Neag alum selected as school’s new principal)
Graduates of Bulkeley High School looked forward as they crossed the stage on Thursday, encouraged by peers and educators to never give up in the face of challenges. Principal Gayle Allen-Greene said she was at a crossroads, just like the students, as she is retiring this year after 20 years at Bulkeley, and 37 years in the Hartford public schools.
Sabin Loveland, principal at Global Experience Magnet School for the last six years, has accepted the principal’s position at Wamogo Regional High School, in Litchfield County.